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IBPS PO 2019 Notification PDF, Syllabus, How to Apply?

IBPS PO 2019

IBPS PO 2019 exam will be conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officers Exam (IBPS) to select eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officer. IBPS PO is one of the most popular jobs in Banking industry.

IBPS is considered as a premium job opportunity in Banking sector because of following reasons:

• Brand value of IBPS and reputation associated with Banking PO post

• Lucrative pay scale which is highest among PSU Banks

• Growth opportunities where even a PO can progress to the level of Chairperson

• Job satisfaction and social prestige

IBPS PO 2019 Notification Out

The IBPS PO 2019 Notification has been released on 20 July 2019 to recruit 4336 Probationary Officers (PO) in various bank across India. IBPS PO 2019 Prelims exam is scheduled on 12.10.2019, 13.10.2019, 19.10.2019 and 20.10.2019 .The candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India.

Eligible and interested Candidates are required to register online for the recruitment process. The 3-tier selection process consists of Preliminary and Main Exams which will be conducted online, followed by Interview. Candidates must pass each exam to get shortlisted and progress to the next stage. Final selection will be based on merit.

Click Here to View IBPS PO Official Notification 2019

Also Read SBI PO Details 2019

IBPS PO Exam Date 2019

IBPS has released PO CRP PO/MT-IX 2019 Exam Dates along with its official notification. Candidates are requested to visit the page regularly to remain updated about IBPS PO 2019 Exam. The exam schedule for IBPS PO 2019 Exam is mentioned below:

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Schedule
Sr. No.ActivityDates
1IBPS PO 2019 Notification Released On2nd Week of July, 2019
2On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates07.08.2019 to 28.08.2019
3Download Admit Card for online Preliminary ExaminationOctober, 2019
4IBPS PO Exam Date- Preliminary 12.10.2019, 13.10.2019, 19.10.2019 and 20.10.2019
5Result of Online exam – Preliminary October/ November 2019
6Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam November 2019
7IBPS PO Exam Date – Mains 30.11.2019
8Result of Online Examination – Main December 2019
9Download Call Letter for Personal Interview January 2020
10Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview January / February 2020
11Declaration of Final Result April 2020

IBPS PO Mains Result

IBPS PO 2019 Mains Exam Result will be released by IBPS official Website. All candidates can check IBPS PO Mains Result by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click Here to Check IBPS PO 2019 Mains Result (Inactive)

IBPS PO Online Application

The online application for IBPS PO Exam 2019 has started on 7th August 2019. Before proceeding with the registration and application process, all candidates are requested to go through the complete guide for IBPS PO Online Application. All candidates can apply online for IBPS PO 2019 exam by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click Here to Apply Online for IBPS PO 2019 Exam

IBPS PO Vacancy Details 2019

IBPS PO 2019 Vacancy has been announced along with PO CRP PO/MT-IX 2019 Notification. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection declared a total vacancy of 4336 posts for PO 2019 Exam.

Vacancy (PwD Category)


*VI: Vision Impairment

*HI: Hearing Impairment

*OC: Orthographically Challenged

*ID: Includes Diseases

Vacancy (All Other Categories)


IBPS PO Recruitment 2019

The IBPS PO recruitment exam is the most premier among the public-sector bank exams in India. It is considered a little difficult compared to the bank entrance exams conducted by IBPS. The recruitment process for Probationary Officers at IBPS consists of 3 stages:

1. Preliminary Examination

2. Main Examination

3. GD/Interview

IBPS PO Application Fee

The category wise fee structure for IBPS PO online application is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online by credit/debit, net banking, upi. To know more check the complete guide for IBPS PO Application

Sr. No.CategoryApplication Fee
1SC/ST/PWDRs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2General and OthersRs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

IBPS PO Exam Centre

While filling the online application form, applicants are required to enter their preferred exam centres for IBPS PO 2019, based on their convenience. However, the Bank may allot an exam centre other than the choices made by a candidate if there is non-availability of seats at preferred venues.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

The IBPS PO selection process consists of 3 stages. The written examinations are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:

Phase-1: IBPS PO Preliminary Examination

This is an online examination where the candidates must solve the question paper in one 1 hour for 100 marks. The test consists of 3 sections. Candidates must know that the sectional cut-off in the Preliminary Exam has been removed and the overall score of all the sections will be considered for selection to the next round.. The cut-off or minimum passing marks for each section is decided by the Bank each year depending on the difficult of the test. The section-wise division of the marks is given below:

S.No.Name of Tests(Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 Minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total1001001 Hour

Click Here to View Detailed IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS PO 2019 Syllabus

While IBPS issues only the broad subjects, they can be further subdivided into individual topics, based on the questions that have appeared in the exams over the past few years.

IBPS PO Pre Exam Syllabus

English LanguageNumerical AbilityReasoning Ability
Reading ComprehensionNumber SeriesPuzzle and Arrangements
Cloze TestSimplification/ ApproximationInequality
ParajumblesQuadratic EquationsSyllogism
Spotting ErrorsData InterpretationCoding – Decoding
Sentence ImprovementMiscellaneousBlood Relations
Fill in the BlanksDirection senseg
Order and Ranking

Also Read RRB NTPC Details

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2019

The candidate must fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the IBPS PO Exam 2019:

• Age Limit: The candidate must be 20 Years to 30 Years as on 01.08.2019 i.e. candidates must have been born between 02.04.1989 and 01.04.1998 (both dates inclusive)

• Educational Qualification: The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they must produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 01.07.2019. Candidates with Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate must ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2019. Candidates with Chartered Accountant certification may also apply.

IBPS PO Selection Procedure: Important Points

The candidates should keep in mind the following points related to the IBPS PO selection process:

• Biometric Verification: To ensure an error-free and secure selection procedure for IBPS PO 2019, the bank may digitally capture the thumb impression of the candidate. This is done to verify the genuineness of the candidates. Any inconsistency in the biometric verification will lead to rejection of the candidature and punitive legal actions. Candidates are thus advised not to apply any kind of external matter like ink, mehandi, chemical etc. on their hands.

• Number of Attempts: The maximum number of chances are fixed for each category. Candidates who have used up all the chances are not eligible to apply. Appearing in Preliminary Exam is not counted as an attempt but appearing in Mains Exam is counted.

CategoryNumber of Chances
General (PWD)7
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD)No restriction

IBPS PO 2019 Admit Card & Call Letter

Candidates must download the IBPS PO 2019 admit card from the official website of the bank as the hard copy of the IBPS PO Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. To login on the official website, the candidates will require the following:

• Registration No/Roll No

• Date of Birth/ Password

The admit card or call letter for IBPS PO 2019 will be issued in 3 phases:

• Online Preliminary Examination

• Online Mains Examination

• Group Exercise and Interview

Click Here to Download IBPS PO Admit Card

IBPS PO 2019 Results

All results pertaining to IBPS PO 2019 will be made available on the official website of State bank of India, the governing body for the IBPS PO exam.

The IBPS PO Result 2019 will be released after each phase of the exam has been completed. IBPS PO Prelims Result decides the candidates’ eligibility for IBPS PO Mains exam. A cumulative score of the mains exam and the interview process is considered to prepare the final merit list of selected students. The merit list is prepared in the descending order of marks obtained by candidates. Candidates who make it to the merit list will be given the appointment letter by the Bank of Candidate’s choice.

IBPS PO Final Result

Final result will be declare in the Month April 2020, Candidates are requested to visit this page.

IBPS PO Expected Cut-Off 2019

IBPS PO Cut-Off for year 2019 will be declared by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection after the result of each phase has been declared. Cut-Off for preliminary phase of examination will be declared after the result for the same has been declared. Similarly cut-off for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection PO Mains Exam will be declared after the result for the same has been declared by State Bank of India.

To know the expected IBPS PO Cut-Off, one must be aware of the Cut-Off for IBPS PO 2019. Let’s have a look at the same


IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training and Exam Centres

Bank may arrange pre-examination training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates at certain centres as per the guidelines issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories can avail the training at their own cost by indicating the same against relevant column while applying on-line. Please find below an indicative list of training centres:

North IndiaSouth IndiaEast IndiaWest India
DehradunGulbargaBerhampur (Ganjam)Bhopal
LucknowMysoreImphalPanaji (Goa)
MeerutPort BlairItanagarPune

The Bank may add additional centres or may remove some of the centres indicated for training. Candidates opting for pre-examination training should download their call letter for training by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from Bank’s website. No hard copy of the call letter will be sent by post.


Q.1 When is the IBPS PO Admit Card expected to be out?

IBPS PO 2019 Preliminary Admit card will be released on September 2019 & the main admit card will be released on by November 2019.

Q.2 When is the IBPS PO Exam to be conducted?

IBPS PO 2019 Preliminary exam is scheduled on 12.10.2019, 13.10.2019, 19.10.2019 and 20.10.2019 & the mains exam is scheduled on 30.11.2019.

Q.3 Is the IBPS PO Exam Tough for beginners?

No, Its not at all.

Q.4 Is there Negative Marking in IBPS PO Exam?

Yes, there is negative marking for wrong answer in the objective tests of both Preliminary and Mains Exam of IBPS PO 2019. One fourth of the total marks allotted for that question will be deducted for marking a wrong answer.

Q.5 Are there fixed timings for different sections?

Yes, Both in Prelims & Mains

Q.6 Which banks are taking part in IBPS for PO?

Allahabad Bank, Canara Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Syndicate Bank, Andhra Bank, Central Bank of India, Oriental Bank of Commerce, UCO Bank, Bank of Baroda,Corporation Bank, Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India, Bank of India, Indian Bank,Punjab & Sind Bank,United Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra

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